I include Sam’s answer to the awkward moments question here because it shows the “impeccable” stock reply up for what it really is. props to Rebecca for very likely early on seeing this date was going to be a disaster and decided to at least make it memorable. Pro-tip: Carry a picture of your puke with you wherever you go – just in case.
And, yes, Rebecca sounds a “bit much” but we’ve all been there – nerves on a date makes you do the strangest things.
Photograph: Frantzesco Kangaris; James Drew Turner, both for the Guardian